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The Galician chant (Ukrainian: галицький розспів), is a form of liturgical chant originating in Western Ukraine, used predominantly by the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, and to a lesser degree the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. Along with the Kievan and Znamenny chants, the Galician chant has eight tones or modes.

The first compilation of Galician chant by a Ukrainian was in 1894.[1]

References

  1. ^ Galadza, Peter (2004). The Theology and Liturgical Work of Andrei Sheptytsky (1865-1944). Pontificio Istituto orientale. p. 269. ISBN 9781895937138.